Duke Health


About Duke University


Tracing its origins to 1838, Duke University has evolved into one of the world's leading institutions for education, research and patient care. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is comprised of two major organizations: Duke University and Duke University Health System.

About Duke University Health System


Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

Nurse Recruiters are available to answer any questions you may have as you consider joining our team as well as employment transitions if you are already a Duke employee. Contact a recruiter today: 800 -232-6877.

Benefits at Duke


Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as medical care, dental care and retirement. Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution.

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits - Medical, dental, and vision care benefits, plus pharmacy and behavioral health benefits
  • Reimbursement Accounts - Tax savings on eligible health care and dependent care expenses
  • Employee Discounts - Service and entertainment opportunities at discounted costs
  • Retirement Plans - Building retirement income and additional benefits for retirees
  • Time Away From Duke - Holidays, sick time, vacation, paid time off, leaves of absence, Kiel vacation/PTO donation program, and flexible work options
  • Educational Benefits - Tuition assistance for employees and their eligible children
  • Family-Friendly Benefits - Assistance in balancing work and family responsibilities, parenting and other family concerns
  • Financial Security Benefits - Life insurance, disability insurance, property insurance, and other types of financial protection
  • Benefits Unique to Duke - Cultural events and unique offerings available at Duke, including our employee giving campaign



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Magnet Recognized - American Nurses Credentialing Center